Shyam focuses on corporate strategy development at Avanos, a Medical Devices company. Shyam has responsibility for technology M&A and strategic alliances. Shyam joined the corporate development team at Kimberly-Clark Corp., where led various New Business Development initiatives before transitioning into Avanos as part of the spin-off of the Kimberly-Clark healthcare. Prior to joining Kimberly-Clark, Shyam was a group leader within the pharmaceutical R&D group at Abbott Labs, now AbbVie. At Abbott, Shyam led various API development projects. Shyam received his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Toledo and an MBA from the University of Chicago.